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Bidding Information
Lot #    18557
Auction End Date    8/21/2007 10:14:30 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Laws and Regulations of Geelong Synagogue
Title (Hebrew)    קהל קודש שארית ישראל
Author    [Community - Unrecorded]
City    Geelong
Publisher    Henry Franks
Publication Date    1884
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   First edition. 11 pp. plus wrappers, 211:138 mm., light age staining. A very good copy bound in the original title-wrappers. Unrecorded - not in any collection.
          
Detailed
Description
   Laws and regulations of Geelong Hebrew Congregation (Shearith Israel), established in 1849. The synagogue was consecrated in 1861. Geelong is the second largest city in the state of Victoria, Australia and is the largest regional center in the state. It is a port city with an urban population of 160,199 people. Also it is one of the largest provincial cities in Australia. Geelong is located on Corio Bay, 75 kilometers south-west of the state's capital, Melbourne. Jews began to assemble in Victoria in the 1840s and congregations sprang up in Melbourne, when in 1847 the first synagogue opened. This was followed by St Kilda, Geelong, Bendigo, and Ballarat in 1853.
          
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Listing Classification
Period
19th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Other:    Australia
  
Subject
History:    Checked
  
Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    English, some Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica